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Philadelphia can’t impose conditions on charter operator seeking to open middle school, state appeal...

The decision repeals the conditions that Philadelphia's School Reform Commission placed on Franklin Towne’s 2018 application to open a middle school for 450 students.

Philly Black clergy: We want college loan forgiveness to encourage service

“We are the biggest poorest big city in the country,” U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle said. “We need to incentivize more people to come here and serve on the frontlines of our community.”

During Capitol rally, charter school parents, students vow to push back against Wolf’s proposed...

Wolf announced a series of executive actions in July imposing new fees and ethics requirements on charter schools. Public school districts would also be authorized to limit enrollment to low-performing charters.

Philly councilman wants to give school district $10M to address lead, asbestos in classrooms

At-large City Councilman Derek Green, a Democrat, wants the city to dig into its surplus to help pay for remediation in the schools.

A Pa. state senator got the green light to start a school safety nonprofit...

Protect PA Schools will collect donations to help private and public schools get security upgrades, personnel, and consulting.

Pa. students, educators are telling labor’s story through art | Opinion

The artists who took part in a PSEA competition remind us that art inspires and enlightens us. It allows us to understand our world in new and amazing ways.

Pennsylvania foster kids will be able to attend college tuition-free in 2020. But the...

Experts says Pennsylvania colleges and universities could help foster youth by waiving the cost of room and board.

Pennsylvania’s property tax, explained: A moral wrong, or the building block of government finance? 

When he started knocking on doors during his inaugural campaign for state representative in 1992, Sam Rohrer noticed a topic popping up again and again — property taxes.He was aware of complaints, but the...
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This new PHEAA loan program will help keep Pa’s students moving forward | Opinion

The PA Forward Student Loan Program will make borrowing more affordable in Pennsylvania, with competitive rates and superior repayment benefits.

With battle lines drawn, is there a way to ‘Yes’ on charter school reform?...

As they fight over turf, it often seems like the two sides in Pa's argument over charter schools are forgetting their first duty: The state's children.